CAMP HILL, Pa., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Novitas Solutions Inc., (Novitas), a subsidiary of Diversified Service Options (DSO), is announcing approximately 500 new jobs this summer including 250 in central Pa. and 150 in Williamsport, Pa.
The new jobs will be for Novitas' recently awarded Medicare administrative contract for Jurisdiction H (JH), which covers Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Colorado, New Mexico and Texas.
"These new jobs are particularly significant because they are right here in Pennsylvania where most of our employees are located—we're happy to be supporting our local communities," Sandy Coston, Novitas Solutions CEO, said.
Novitas has begun recruiting candidates for these new Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) JH positions and hopes to have all positions filled by this fall. The job types are all healthcare related with a focus on Medicare claims processing and customer service. There will be a mix of entry-level positions, as well as more experienced professional jobs. Salaries range from $29,000 - $60,000 annually, and all positions are regular fulltime with benefits.
For those interested in career opportunities with Novitas, visit www.novitas-solutions.com/careers.html and click on the Available Job Openings with Novitas Solutions link.
How to pronounce Novitas
Novitas, pronounced NO-va-tahs with an emphasis on the first syllable, is the Latin word for newness and novelty.
About Novitas Solutions, Inc. (formerly Highmark Medicare Services)
Novitas Solutions, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Diversified Service Options (DSO) -- a holding company, wholly-owned by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. Novitas Solutions provides administrative services processing for government-sponsored health care programs on behalf of the federal government and currently administers the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) Jurisdiction 12 (J12) and Jurisdiction H (JH) contracts. Novitas Solutions also administers the payment processing for the Federal Reimbursement of Emergency Health Services Furnished to Undocumented Aliens contract, as authorized under Section 1011 of the 2003 Medicare Modernization Act.
About Diversified Services Options
Diversified Service Options, Inc. (DSO) is headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla. and wholly-owned by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. DSO was created in 1998 to address the company's long-term government business strategies. It was established as a holding company for fee-for-service government health care companies that today includes First Coast Service Options, Inc. (FCSO) – the current Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) for Jurisdiction 9 (J9), which covers Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Novitas Solutions, Inc. – the MAC for Jurisdiction 12 (J12) and Jurisdiction H (JH) and the payment processor under the Section 1011 contract. DSO is also a 50 percent owner of TriCenturion, Inc., a Program Safeguard Contractor under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to perform selected Medicare program integrity tasks.
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